Lida Hanaie was born and raised in the city of Tehran and moved to the United States after the Iranian Revolution, in 1988. She was raised in a family of 9, where Lida and her siblings learned the true meaning of family, and where they grew to love music, poetry, singing, performing, learning and cooking, thanks to their loving "Shirazi" parents.
Lida completed her education, majoring in mathematics, and has working experience as both a dental and medical office assistant. In 1993, she followed her passion and became a news anchor on Radio Tehran, where she later became the host of her own radio show.
In 2000 she joined KIRN Radio, where she began producing and hosting “Sobhe Rooze Tateel”, anchoring the daily news, and interviewing various professionals across the community. Currently, she is the co-host of "Good Morning LA" with Mr. Kamali and conducts professional interviews throughout the week. Additionally, she has collaborated with “Newsroom 670”, where she writes and delivers the Hollywood news.